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The Rich Man

The rich man has his motor-car,
 His country and his town estate.
He smokes a fifty-cent cigar
     And jeers at Fate.
 
He frivols through the livelong day,
 He knows not Poverty, her pinch.
His lot seems light, his heart seems gay;
     He has a cinch.
 
Yet though my lamp burns low and dim,
 Though I must slave for livelihood—
Think you that I would change with him?
     You bet I would!
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